Dec 7, 2012 4:00am PST
to be with you. i'm terrell brown. a strong earthquake hit northeastern japan this morning, the magnitude 7.3 quake struck in the early evening in the same area that suffered a powerful quake and tsunami last year. a tsunami warning has been issued. residents have been told to move to higher ground. the fukushima nuclear plant has not been damaged. the quake was felt as far south as tokyo. lucy craft is in tokyo. what can you tell us? >> reporter: no reports of damage or injury. it's still way too early. we have a tsunami warning. the tide is about three feet or two meters or one meter, i should say. very interesting, this time the warnings came very fast and furious. the announcer was yelling at people to get to higher ground. big difference this year. >> we were watching in our newsroom as the alerts came in. what did you feel, what did you experience there? was it anything noticeable? >> i was talking to someone on the phone and she said she should get off the phone, this is a big one. my windows were rattling. my pictures, i thought i was going to have to grab them before they fell off.
Dec 17, 2012 4:00am PST
movie. ashley morrison in new york. good morning to you. >> good morning to you. >> it boosted japan's market. tokyo's nikkei add 1% while hong congress's hang seng lost half a percent. wall street continues its weight for a fiscal cliff deal. last week. >>> united and continental airlines moved a step closer to finalizing their merger over the weekend. united's pilots union agreed to a new contract that will also cover pilots coming from continental. the deal includes raises and bigger retirement contributions and it allows united to expand its use of larger regional jets. >>> diet pepsi is getting a huge makeover next month, but they've already made new changes. they've added a new sweetener. diet pepsi uses aspartame, which breaks down in the heat. they're mixing it with a new sweetener that helps it stay sweeter longer. the new mix hit the shelves in some areas earlier this month. >>> and in the box office, a record-setting record for "the hobbit." the fantasy flick took in almost $85 million. that's better than the three previous "lord of the ring" films and gives "the hobbit" t
Dec 19, 2012 4:00am PST
the bank of japan boosted stocks. tokyo's nikkei surged 2.5%. hong kong's hang seng sank half a percent. more hope over the fiscal cliff negotiations fueled another strong day on wall street. the dow added 115 points while the nasdaq gained 43. >>> shares of publicly traded gun makers were down in the wake of the connecticut school shooting, and the company that makes the weapon believed to have been used in the shooting is now up for sale. meanwhile gun shop operators have been reporting an uptick in sales. some have indicated the sales bump is due to customers buying weapons now before any new gun control legislature can be enacted. >>> instagram is backing off a new policy that allowed it to use photos from user accounts and advertisements. it comes after an online backlash from its users and privacy advocates. despite changing its stance, instagram's co-founder said the service was created to eventually make money and it will experiment with various forms of advertisen't. >>> and victory is sweet for the candy company that makes gummy bears. a german court ruled in favor of haribo i
Dec 3, 2012 4:00am PST
the collapse of a tunnel in japan. at least nine people were killed when concrete slabs fell on cars and trucks. the tunnel passes through a mountain about 15 miles west of tokyo. the tunnel has been inspected a few months ago. but bolts have not been replaced since 1977. >>> this morning, egypt has no functioning legal system. following protests by supporters of president mohamed morsi, the court went on strike and joined the judicial rebellion against morsi which began after morsi gave himself absolute authority and immunity from the judicial system. >>> after school special. why the school day will get longer the for tens of thousands of children. this is the morning news. thousands of children. this is the morning news. [ elizabeth ] i like to drink orange juice or have lemon in my water... eat tomato sauce on my spaghetti. the acidic levels in some foods can cause acid erosion. the enamel starts to wear down. and you can't grow your enamel back. i was quite surprised, as only few as four exposures a day what that can do to you. it's quite a lesson learned. my dentist recommended that i use